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Who Thought Shopping Could Be So Fun

When was the last time you took a leisurely stroll through your local grocery store, enjoying a nice cold beer while perusing the aisles? If you live in Colorado, the answer is never. Until now. On April 6th, Lucky’s Market held a celebration in their South Boulder store, at 695 South Broadway. The celebration kicked […]

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Sugar Pine Inspires with their Farm-to-Plate Chef’s Dinner

Culinary creativity was at the forefront of Sugar Pine’s most recent Farm to Plate dinner at The Lyon’s Farmette. Executive Chef Carrie Grenier bubbled over with excitement as she personally addressed the dinner crowd, conveying her complete devotion to good product in the culmination of her dishes with an enthusiasm and passion that I rarely […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

It’s a clash of the seasons in this week’s Frothy Five brought to you by Beer in Boulder! The mornings have turned crisp but the days are still sunny and warm and, as summer transitions to autumn here in Boulder, we can’t help but get excited for cooler days, sweater weather, football season, and some […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

Here in Boulder, we’re in a bit of a seasonal limbo. For many, school is back in session, giving us major fall vibes. At the same time, craft breweries continue to concoct and release delicious, refreshingly fruity summertime brews, but hints of pumpkin and hearty spices are starting to creep closer and closer to taprooms […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

It’s a high-energy week at Boulder County’s craft breweries! In this week’s Frothy Five, presented by Beer in Boulder, we have live music, Pilates, a samba party, and more, all events that will get local craft brewery patrons up, moving, and grooving while they enjoy their favorite Boulder brews. Here are Beer in Boulder’s picks […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

The Olympics are here! The excitement of watching all of the Olympic sports and competitions has us thinking about all of the podium-worthy pints we’re ready to indulge in this coming week, which brings us to the Frothy Five presented by Beer in Boulder! This week, celebrate Boulder County’s medal-winning (and potentially soon-to-be-medal-winning) craft brews […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

What sounds, sights, smells, activities, and tastes instantaneously transport you to a summertime state of mind? This week’s Frothy Five, presented by Beer in Boulder, is a collection of a few of these quintessentially summer sensations. From explosions of refreshing fruity flavors to barbecues to live backyard music and more, Boulder County’s craft breweries are giving […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer In Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

Welcome to this week’s Frothy Five presented by Beer in Boulder! Just because we’re into the second half of summer doesn’t mean that there aren’t still plenty of refreshing and outdoor craft beer events ready for you to enjoy here in Boulder County. Whether you’re craving summery treats like ice cream and s’mores or are looking to […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

Welcome to the weekly Frothy Five presented by Beer in Boulder! We’re just about ready to kick off the biggest of the big summer holiday weekends here in Boulder, and we hope you all enjoy a wonderfully fun, relaxing, and safe Fourth of July weekend. With over 60 events, beer releases, and more happening at […]

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The Frothy Five: Beer in Boulder’s Weekly Craft Brewery Events

Welcome to the inaugural Frothy Five presented by Beer in Boulder! Boulder County is home to over 40 craft breweries that put on over 60 events each week, from beer festivals to live music to new beer releases and tappings to game nights and much more. Here are Beer in Boulder’s picks for the five […]

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Arugula Bar e Ristorante: A Harmonious Helping of Delicious in Boulder

Ask Boulderites what they care most about when choosing a restaurant and you’re sure to get a variety of responses and considerations. Is the food healthy? Are the ingredients local and organic? Is the food made with sustainability in mind? Will I be supporting local businesses and suppliers by eating here? Is the restaurant dynamic […]

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Boulder’s Organic Sandwich Company

To the Organic Sandwich Company here in Boulder at the corner of Pearl and 16th, a sandwich is much more than just a couple slices of bread packed with meat, cheese, and greens. Instead, their sandwiches are representations in and of themselves of the Organic Sandwich Company – whose mission is to provide authentic, organic […]

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Pros and Cons of Drinking Local

At Eat, Drink, Boulder, we promote and support local. Boulder is a town of beauty, creativity, start-ups, and our favorite: delicious food and drink. Whenever we can, we eat and drink local. In doing this, the economy and hard work of our community members is supported. The local agriculture benefits, leaving room for open space […]

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Setting the Table with three of Boulder’s Best Catering Companies

Summer weekends come at premium when you’re at a certain age; undoubtedly, you’ll have to set aside a few for rehearsal dinners and wedding bells.  It’s not the worst way to spend those precious days off, especially when you get to travel to a place that’s meaningful or one you’ve never visited before.  You can usually […]

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Upslope announces plans for S’PARK brewery and restaurant in Boulder

Boulder-based Upslope Brewing Company announced today that the brewery plans to open an all-new experimental facility in east Boulder in conjunction with central Boulder’s S’PARK development. The 11,000 square foot brewpub at 34th Street and Valmont is scheduled for completion Fall 2017. The new facility will be home to all of Upslope’s experimental brewing and […]

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DIY at the Lyons Farmette

If you live in Boulder County, you’re well aware of how lucky we are to have access to bushels upon bushels of locally grown fruits and veggies.  At our market, you can also fill your canvas tote with multi-colored eggs, cuts of grass-fed beef, loaves of crusty bread, and creamy Colorado yogurt.  The next logical […]

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RAD: Real Athlete Diets: the best meal you never cooked

The timing couldn’t have been better: I had just returned home after a two-week holiday (empty fridge, too tired to cook), and Boulder continued to stun with warm, golden Indian Summer days begging for play  When Morgan Newlon of rad: real athlete diets invited me to sample some of their meals, I was thrilled. That […]

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Boulder County Farmer’s Market Springs to Life April 5

Spring seduces everyone. How could you not notice the tips of daffodils and crocus’ nosing eagerly through the hardened ground?  The rhubarb unfurling its leaves on ruby-colored stems, the bright green shoots of chive, onion, and leek standing at attention.  If you’ve spent this cold, windy winter eating seasonally, you’ll be smitten by the signs […]

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The Goat Had a Baby!

If you’re looking for one of my signature elaborately scathing reviews, read no further. This will yield you no satisfaction. This article is designed for those of you who, like me, have 3 or 4 jobs, all of which involve sitting down for hours on end, staring at computer screens and jotting down notes. For […]

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You Can Believe in The Yellow Deli

Religion, politics, taxes, crunchy or smooth peanut butter; some topics are too emotional and wired with explosives to discuss with anyone you don’t know very well, and even then, only with caution, an open mind and a carbon fiber blast shield. And that notion is one of the things that make Yellow Deli (roughly 9th […]

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Absurdly Good Stuffin’ Muffins: Thanksgiving Any Time of the Year

For many years, I skipped the stuffing. I thought I didn’t like it, and so I loaded my plate with mostly everything else–a bit of turkey, both colors of spuds, something green, and a dollop of cranberry sauce.  As family Thanksgivings morphed into “orphan” Thanksgivings or Friendsgivings, I boldly ventured into stuffing-landia after witnessing my […]

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You’re Invited to a Big Ole ‘Bacon Party

This  Sunday, March 10, Boulder will represent at one of the most unique food events in America.  Blackbelly Catering’s Hosea Rosenberg and Cured’s Will Frischkorn will join a host of chefs, farmers, butchers, mixologists and more at the pork-centric traveling culinary competition and tasting event known as Cochon 555, which is making its Colorado appearance at the […]

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World Food Tour Part Two: Land of the Super Gyros

Rather than watching news commentators bicker about what’s going on in the Middle East, we should all go share a gyro at Salem Garni’s Mediterranean Market and Deli.  We could argue about the origins of baba ganouj (Turkey? Lebanon?), or whether Halal meat tastes any different than meat processed the western way. Or we could […]

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Family, Food And Music: A Glance At Treppeda’s Over The Years

Good food is just a small slice of what you’ll get at Treppeda’s Restaurant in Niwot, Colorado, though “good” does not even begin to describe the birthday meal I enjoyed there last week with twelve of my closest friends and family members.  Immediately upon walking through the door we were greeted by a host of […]

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Student Eats – The Rib House

A friend of mine, originally from Texas, recently told me that when she has a serious craving for comfort food, the restaurants on the hill just don’t cut it. Well I can now tell her to look no further, because The Rib House has moved from One Boulder Plaza to their new location on the […]

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No ConFusion – Aji’s Regional Dinners Keep it Real

The energy was high at Aji last Sunday for their September Regional Prix Fixe menu, a three-course Mexican delight designed by Executive Chef Jaime Martinez. Aji, of course, has been a prime spot on the East Pearl axis for some time, and has made a name for itself as one of the top Latin fusion […]

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Scotch me up, Beamie!

Is there a season for scotch drinking?  Should there be?  Maybe a national holiday, called, oh, I don’t know…National Scotch Drinking Day?  Maybe just simply “Scotchy Scotch Days.”  If there were such a celebration, the fest known as Scotch & Wild Game, held on April 28th, at the West End Tavern (Pearl, between 9th and […]

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Zuké Introduces an Esoteric Contrast to the Traditional American Pickle

  Boulder’s own, Esoteric Food Company, takes its budding popularity to Boulder’s Farmer’s Market. The raw, organic, and probiotic line of pickles, offers vegan and traditional varieties of traditional Asian flavors, and some unconventional creative pairings that fit into Boudler’s veggie and health-centric culture. Esoteric’s line of pickled produce, aptly named Zuké, short for the […]

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Nourish Yourself!

Two of Boulder’s defining qualities as a town are its innovative, self-starter spirit and an avid, borderline obsessive, passion for health food. This passion combined with the sport-induced metabolism capable of taking down huge quantities of food, means that there is always a market in Boulder’s food industry for locally made, healthy, small-scale food products. […]

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Farmers’ Market Opening This Weekend!

This Saturday, April 7th, is the day many of us have been waiting for since last autumn…opening day for the Boulder Farmers’ Market! Get your reusable bags, baskets, cash, and appetite ready, and head down to 13th street between 8am and 2pm to enjoy the fresh offerings of our local farmers and artisans.

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Sample Food from 15 Restaurants in One Day? Yes Please!

Tickets are now on sale for one of Boulder’s favorite foodie events–the annual Taste of Pearl (happening this year on Sunday, April 22nd). This event gives attendees the chance to meander along at their own pace on a self-guided tour of 15 downtown restaurants, where they’ll get to taste delectable food samples paired with wines from […]

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The Synthesis of Sprouts and Sunflower

Local chain Sunflower Farmers Market has signed a merger deal to become part of Phoenix Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market. All stores will do business under the Sprouts name, and will be headquartered in Phoenix. Together, the merged companies will operate about 139 stores and employ about 10,000 people across the country. Full story here.

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Whole Foods Gives to Community Food Share

Whole Foods recently wrote a check for $48,000 to the local Community Food Share nonprofit program, as part of their total $271,000 cash + food donation for the months of November and December. The $48,000 came from shoppers donating money at the cash register, and the rest of it was in the form of food […]

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Calling all Food Entrepreneurs

Louisville’s Technology Center may soon provide the perfect space to create, package, store, and distribute products for local food start-ups. The proposed Kitchen Coop would be a 32,000 square-foot “natural foods incubator”, according to the Daily Camera, and would feature additional services beyond what you’d get from just renting a commercial kitchen, including accounting, legal […]

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